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Musharraf Rival In Exile Plans Return To Pakistan To Contest Election

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:45 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:20 PM ET

Pakistan Musharraf Rival


Exiled former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is poised to return to Pakistan to contest critical January elections, his party said Thursday, posing a major challenge to the authority of President Gen. Pervez Musharraf.

It was unclear whether Musharraf, under fire at home and abroad for imposing emergency rule, would be able to keep his most vehement opponent out of Pakistan.

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Filed by Nick Graham  |